Campus news for faculty and staff
Campus news for faculty and staff
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Campus news for faculty and staff
University of Notre Dame
Photo of the Main Building

Dome Regild

‘Raised high on a dome, a Golden Dome’

After the Great Fire of April 23, 1879, the monumental task of rebuilding the Main Building accomplished enough in four months for the students to return in September. But it would not be complete in Father Sorin’s view until a majestic dome with a statue of Our Lady (Notre Dame) was erected. Go back to the beginning of the Golden Dome here
PHoto of Dome and Mary with scaffolding around it at sunset

Dome Regild

The framework

Prior to commencing the 12th gilding of the iconic Golden Dome, a team of workers meticulously erected scaffolding from the ground up, spanning a height of about 200 feet. The construction process took approximately six weeks to complete. The process was captured here
Brent Fragnoli

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Connecting students to what they need 

July 26 is National Disability Independence Day, commemorating the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act into law in 1990. Brent Fragnoli, a care and wellness consultant and prevention and outreach specialist in the Center for Student Support and Care, shares how Notre Dame works to provide a more accessible and welcoming environment for students with disabilities. 


Rebuilding Ukraine’s future

Since Russia invaded Ukraine in February 2022, the University has expanded its academic, religious and cultural partnerships with the Ukrainian Catholic University (UCU) in Lviv. In March, 12 Notre Dame MBA students and four UCU counterparts traveled to Wroclaw, Poland, to advise UCU on how to set up a cultural center for Ukrainian refugees there. 
ND in the News

A heat wave and climate change

Emily Grubert, associate professor of sustainable energy policy in the Keough School, spoke to the Los Angeles Times on a timely topic affecting California and much of the lower 48 states: Would an occasional blackout help solve climate change? Read the story here

Elizabeth Harper, who received her doctorate in the Integrated Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program at the University of Notre Dame, served as a co-author on the study.


Researchers reveal why obesity makes ovarian cancer more deadly

In a study published this month in the Journal of Experimental & Clinical Cancer Research, Notre Dame researchers in collaboration with NeoGenomics Laboratories have shed new light on one key factor that can make ovarian cancer especially deadly: obesity.
Photo of people walking on new pedestrian path


Pedestrian path complete; traffic changes to be implemented for St. Mary’s Road

The University’s new pedestrian path along St. Mary’s Road is now complete and open to use, enhancing safety for Notre Dame and Saint Mary’s students, faculty, staff, visitors and Holy Cross religious who walk or bike to and from both campuses.
Road Closures graphic


Water main improvements near Library Quad to begin Monday, July 31

A section of St. Joseph Drive north of the Radiation Laboratory will be closed for one week starting Monday, July 31, to allow for improvements to the water main in the general area of Library Quad.
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